BootCamp Workshops

BootCamp Philly workshops will take place between 8:00am and 3:45pm on Friday, September 27. BootCamp workshops are free workshops held at THATCamp that will enable humanists to begin acquiring digital skills that can help further humanities study. Click the title of the workshop to read a description. Please make sure to read the technical requirements for the workshops you plan to attend — every workshop except one requires that you use a laptop — a tablet/iPad will not be enough.

BootCamp Philly Schedule – See full grid here, including room assignments

8:00AM-9:00AM – Registration and AngelCamp
Location: Ullyot Room, 1st floor
AngelCamp is a group of volunteers who will help attendees set up their laptop or mobile devices on the wireless network and/or assist with installing any software needed for the workshops. There will also be coffee available during registration.

9:00AM-10:45am – Morning Workshops

Workshop A: Mapping Your World: Exploring free web-based tools to map and visualize your data and tell your story to the world
Instructor: Scott Rutzmoser, Lehigh University

 

Workshop B1: WordPress Essentials
Instructor: Michael Tedeschi, Interactive Mechanics

Note: Workshop B2 is a continuation of this workshop, but it is not necessary to attend both sessions — each can stand alone.

 

Workshop C: Video Editing on the Cheap
Instructor: Nicole Scalessa, Library Company

 

10:45-11:00am – SNACK BREAK

11:00AM-12:45PM – Mid-day Workshops

Workshop B2: WordPress Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Michael Tedeschi, Interactive Mechanics

Note: Workshop B2 is a continuation of Workshop B1, but it is not necessary to attend both sessions — each can stand alone.

 

Workshop D1: Wikipedia 101
Instructor: Mary Mark Ockerbloom

Note: Workshop D2 is a continuation of this workshop, but it is not necessary to attend both sessions — each can stand alone.

 

Workshop F1: Intro to Programming with the Processing Language
Instructor: Katherine Lynch, Temple University

Note: Workshop F2 will be a hands-on demonstration and continuation of this workshop, but it is not necessary to attend both sessions — each can stand alone.

 

12:45pm-2:00pm – LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
See the Location page for local restaurants.

 

2:00PM-3:45PM – Afternoon Workshops

Workshop D2: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
Instructor: Mary Mark Ockerbloom

Note: Workshop D2 is a continuation of Workshop D1, but it is not necessary to attend both sessions — each can stand alone.

 

Workshop E: The Anatomy of a Project: project design for Digital Humanities
Instructors:
 Delphine Khanna and Matt Shoemaker, Temple University

 

Workshop F2: Hands-on Programming Demonstration with the Processing Language
Instructor: Katherine Lynch, Temple University

Note: This hands-on demonstration is a continuation of Workshop F1, but it is not necessary to attend both sessions — each can stand alone.